Nigerian lawmaker, Ben Bruce has revealed via his verified Twitter page what Isa Funtua told him 3 hours before his death. He wrote;
I am saddened by the death of my brother and senior colleague, Mallam Isa Funtua. I spoke to him just three hours before his reported death, and he promised to further call me tomorrow. I pray that God comforts his family and loved ones, and may his soul rest in peace.
Recall, President Buhari’s closest associates, Isa Funtua, dead yesterda, July 20 after suffering a heart attack. He was 78.
Until his death, he was the life patron of Newspaper’s Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) and Chairman of Bulet Construcion company. He was the founding Managing Director of Democrat Newspaper. He will be buried according to Islamic rites Tuesday July 21.